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2009-04-20 10:00:00

New Paper Offers a Framework for Corporate Training Programs on Secure Software Development ARLINGTON, Va. and SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- (RSA Conference) -- The Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode), a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to increasing trust in information and communications technology products and services through the advancement of effective software assurance methods, today released a paper outlining a framework for corporate...

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2009-04-14 12:50:00

A new study by security software maker Symantec Corp. has shown that demand and prices remain stable for stolen credit cards, Social Security numbers and other private information, The Associated Press reported. The Symantec report and another study from Gartner Inc., due to be released Tuesday, said that the recession has inspired new scams targeting people who are worried about work and their finances. Alfred Huger, vice president of Symantec Security Response, said there's no pricing...

2009-03-12 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ceres President Mindy Lubber today announced that three new companies -- Gap Inc., eBay Inc. and Symantec Corp. -- have joined a new business coalition, Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP). The coalition is calling for strong U.S. climate and energy policies in 2009 to spur clean energy and reduce global warming pollution. The new members were announced at a policy discussion this morning of founding members of the...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif. and CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading search engine Ask.com, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI) with 76 million monthly unique users, and Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), whose Norton brand is the world's security market share leader for consumer software and services, today announced a multi-year, strategic partnership to deliver the best answers and even safer search results on the Web. Together, Ask.com and Symantec developed Safe...

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2008-11-24 13:40:00

Antivirus software maker Symantec Corp. presented a new report showing that cyber criminals are developing new techniques when it comes to stealing and selling personal data. The report shows that hackers are becoming more patient, rather than ravaging everything they can gain access to.  Conversely, some hackers are becoming specialists, by stealing only a very specific thing from their attacks. Modern hackers want access to the compromised companies' payment-processing systems, and...

2008-10-14 09:00:23

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, today announced its new remote PC help service, Norton Premium Services (www.norton.com/tuneup), designed to deliver convenient, no hassle PC assistance. Now, both non-Norton and Norton customers benefit with trusted, remote PC help. The service provides comprehensive PC help offerings including a Norton PC Checkup Service (available 24x7) to identify performance problems, provide a custom PC report card and identify hidden...

2008-10-07 09:00:25

Symantec Vision -- As part of its Information Risk Management (IRM) strategy to secure and manage unstructured information such as email and online collaborative content, Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec Brightmail Gateway 8.0, its new messaging security platform. Formerly known as Symantec Mail Security 8300 Series, Brightmail Gateway 8.0 introduces new sender reputation technology allowing organizations to protect their unstructured information such as email, instant...

2008-09-17 15:00:12

Today at VMworld 2008, VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter, announced the second wave of technology partners to join the VMware Alliance Affiliate Initiative. These new Alliance Affiliate partners build on the success of current participating technology partners, including CA, Dell, EMC, LeftHand Networks, McAfee, NetApp, Riverbed, and Vizioncore. Participation in the VMware Alliance Affiliate Initiative provides technology...

2008-09-16 09:00:30

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the expansion of Symantec Protection Network, with the immediate availability of Symantec Online Remote Access beta release, helping businesses securely access their files and applications on their computer regardless of physical location. Symantec Online Remote Access, powered by pcAnywhere, is the third service offering since the Symantec Protection Network launch in February and builds on the success of Online Backup and Online Storage for...

2008-08-12 09:00:55

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, announced the availability of Norton Safe Web beta, a Web site rating service that makes the Internet a safer place, whether shopping, watching video, downloading music or just surfing the Web. Leveraging the power of Norton Safe Web beta, users can easily differentiate safe Web sites from malicious ones by observing the visual site ratings delivered within everyday search results from top sites like Google, Yahoo! and Live...


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